Thanks to incentives and a production-friendly political environment, Georgia has emerged as a major hub of content creation. Marvel Studios has inked a deal to shoot several pics at Pinewood Atlanta, including “Guardians of the Galaxy 2” and “Captain America: Civil War.” “The Walking Dead” is but one of many TV shows shooting in the Peach State, which boasts more than 30,000 working professionals and 1,000 production suppliers.
Transferable tax credit
Georgia entertainment promotion uplift for including the Georgia logo and Web link on approved projects
Caps on state spending
Information courtesy of EP Financial Solutions, a production incentive consulting and financial services company.
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